Meaning of “jiffy” in the English Dictionary

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"jiffy" in British English

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jiffynoun [ S ]

uk /ˈdʒɪf.i/ us /ˈdʒɪf.i/ informal

(Definition of “jiffy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jiffy" in American English

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jiffynoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈdʒɪf·i/ infml

a very short time:

I’m on the phone, but I’ll be with you in a jiffy.

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"Jiffy™" in Business English

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Jiffy™noun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒɪfi/ us also Jiffy bag trademark

a thick envelope that protects things that are easily damaged when they are sent in the mail

(Definition of “Jiffy™” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)